[ovs-discuss] Configure update interval for STP counter under status field within Port table

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Tue Sep 3 20:03:29 UTC 2019


It seems reasonable for OVS to always work this way.

There's information on contributing to OVS in
Documentation/internals/contributing/.

On Sat, Aug 31, 2019 at 12:34:59PM +0200, Dejan Pojbič wrote:
> Thanks Ben.
> Sadly it doesn't control Port/status/stp_sec_in_state field. That one still
> gets updated each 1s.
> 
> So then I have to create a patch and do you think would be something
> applicable to put in OVS by default?
> 
> V V pet., 30. avg. 2019 ob 00:18 je oseba Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> napisala:
> 
> > On Thu, Aug 29, 2019 at 06:02:10PM +0200, Dejan Pojbič wrote:
> > > is there a option where we could define interval time for updating STP
> > > counter under Port table with status field?
> > >
> > > Something like you have it for Port/Interface/Mirror statistics:
> > >
> > >        other_config : stats-update-interval: optional  string,
> > containing  an
> > >        integer, at least 5,000
> > >               Interval  for  updating statistics to the database, in
> > millisec‐
> > >               onds. This option will affect the update of the
> > statistics  col‐
> > >               umn in the following tables: Port, Interface , Mirror.
> > >
> > >               Default value is 5000 ms.
> > >
> > >               Getting statistics more frequently can be achieved via
> > OpenFlow.
> > >
> > > In case there isn't, what would be the best approach to introduce that?
> >
> > If that setting doesn't already affect the STP counters update
> > frequency, then it might be easiest to just make it have that effect
> > too.
> >


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